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hurricane katrina. >> we're looking for high risk cargo that comes into the country. >> reporter: ricardo shelter is port director of baltimore for customs and border patrol. this year the agency intercepted five insects never seen before in baltimore. some can be smaller than a grain of rice. >> you could have crops that are destroyed in the u.s. states. you could have interception of a pest or plant product that can make people sick. >> reporter: just look at what the brown march more mav -- marmalateed stink bug has done. the stink bug hit this farmer's orchard hard this year. >> the stink bug have already sucked some of the juice out of cells. >> reporter: he'll have to sell these apples for juice and get half the price he would for a good apple sold in stores. the problem with invasive pests like this is there are no natural predators here. so farmers have to spray to keep the crop damage down. that increases their cost, a cost which is passed on to you in the food you buy. >> how much does it cost me in money? gee, that's a million dollar question. >> reporter: the u.s. departme
the federal government to do whatever it takes to get this job done. this is our katrina. i expect the people of this state to be treated with the same level of compassion and generosity that the citizens of louisiana and mississippi and alabama were treated in the aftermath of hurricane katrina. >> to cope with the giant lines at the gas pumps, new york has followed new jersey's lead by issuing a mandatory gas rationing system. >>> coming up on the news edge at 11:00 a new journey for homeless vets, t first step towards a new home and a new beginning coming your way next. >> and gary's got your weekend forecast. got to say, this is sounding promising. >> i sure hope so, definitely real nice for both of these days, saturday and sunday. we'll look at it in detail coming up in the full forecast. >> coming up in sports can georgetown and maryland pull off the upsets of two top 10 teams? and on the nba hardwood tempers flare between the wizards and bucks. we'll explain why later in sports. >> is in fox 5 news edge at 11:00.  hey! y, baby. [ starts car ] were you eating sm
to $100 billion in damage in the u.s., more than hurricane katrina. >> we are looking for high-risk cargo that comes into the country. >> reporter: ricardo shelter is the port director of baltimore for border patrol. the agency intercepted five insects never seen before. >> you could have crops that are destroyed in the united states. you could have interception of a pest or plant product that can make people sick. >> reporter: just look at the what the brown stinkbug has done, a native of china first spotted in pennsylvania nearly 15 years ago. >> we are spot picking right now. >> reporter: the stinkbug hit islamorada farmer bob black's orchard hard this year. >> you can see that the stinkbugs have sucked some of of the justice out of the cells. >> he will have to sell these apples for juice. >> more damage than i anticipated. >> reporter: and get half the price he would for a good apple sold in stores. the problem with invasive pests like this is there are no natural predators here so farmerss have to spray to keep the crop damage down. that increases their cost, a cost which is passed
. that makes it the second most spoansive storm after hurricane katrina. president obama will visit the new york city area later on this week. >>> for the first time since the uprising started in syria, israel has been drawn into the fighting. israel fired warning shots across the border after a stray mortar from syria hit a military post in the golan heights. the military says no damage or injuries were reported inside israel but israeli official are threatening tougher retaliation for attacks continue. >>> how some people are pitching in to help victims of the superstorm recover by donating their vacation days. let's check in with tucker when we come back. ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> welcome back. because of veterans day or t
capitol. >> plus, giving back with a helping hand and a hot meal. victims of hurricane katrina say it's their turn to make a difference in the aftermath of super storm sandy. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >> this is fox 5 morning news. >> wow. good morning to you. it's monday november 12th , 2012. the sun is peaking through the clouds there. >> pretty. >> tucker says it's going to be a nice day at least for a little while. it is monday november 12th. good morning to you. >> and i'm allison seymour. i can't wait another second. what is this going on? >> what else do you need to know? >> i don't have a degree so it's not credible. >> he does have one degree. >> i do have a degree. >> wisdom and i will put this forecast together for you. it's going to be a nice start but if you want the sun enjoy the next couple hours. eventually rain showers associated with our next cold front that is moving through indiana and ohio. not going to rain today but it will start to turn cloudy by late morning and this afternoon. much of your day will fay tour cloud cover. one more very mil
she had after hurricane katrina hit new orleans. >> my son and i went and helped gut houses after the hurricane there and saw how devastating it is to people. so it's kind of like we got to do something. >> reporter: her boss ravi waldon didn't hesitate to rent a truck for the mission. >> she said can i do this? all i did was say okay. i think it shows the power of what one person's idea can do. >> reporter: after sending out a few e-mails and handing out flyers people started to come. >> i want to help out. my heart goes out to them and my prayers. >> most of the places up there were saying they had plenty of clothes. >> reporter: helping out is in thurston's blood. this mother of four and grandmother of two has been to guatemala twice recently on missions to build housessen and rebuild communities there. on monday she'll be ushering this truckload of relief supplies up north thanks to the generosity of people in our area. >> what i love the most about it is seeing everybody coming together. >> reporter: a heart warming sight after the tough political season that was dividing
in 2005 following hurricane katrina. last week the producers decided to air it again in the wake of super storm sandy. and one of michael jackson's brothers wants to change his name. >> is it tito? >> no. >> who is it? >> jermaine jackson. asking a court to let him alter his last name so he can become jermaine jackson with a u instead of an o. >> for what reason? >> we don't know. he filed a petition saying it was for quote artistic reasons. not sure what that means. while the spelling may change still sounds exactly the same. >> who said that? >> one of his friends. >> wow. okay. >> just silly . >> there must be a reason. we just don't know his motive. >> hopefully we'll find out. >> winter weather arrived early. how can you prepare your plants and trees to survive? >> our garden guide joins us after the break with tips on that. plus clean up after sandy. >> then your winter gloves, hats and coats, most of them start on the farm. that's where we find holly this morning. teaching us about knitting and wool. we'll be back. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid
invasive species cause up to $100 billion in damage in the u.s., more than hurricane katrina. >> we're looking for high risk cargo that comes into the country. >> reporter: this year the border patrol intercepted five insects never seen before in baltimore. some can be smaller than a grain of rice. >> you could have crops that are destroyed in the united states. you could have interception of a pest or plant product that can make people sick. >> reporter: just look at what the brown march march marma -- marmalated stink bug has done. the stink bug hit this mountain orchard hard this year. >> you can see when the stink bugs will have already sucked some of the juice out of the cell. >> reporter: he'll have to sell these apples for juice. >> it's more damage than i anticipated. >> reporter: and get the half the price he would for a good apple sold in stores. the problem with invasive pests like this is there are no natural predators here, so farmers have to spray to keep the crop damage down. that increases their cost, a cost which is passed on to you in the food you buy. >> how m
during katrina. do you know when they going to arrive and where they going to be placed? >> reporter: as key we're drove in, we saw fema trucks. i didn't see the fema trailers but they're set up at the school and firehouse here into town and that is where they serving hot meals and the red cross is there. but that is something they're working on all over the jersey coast line. the barrier islands were evacuated and some of them you can't get back into. the areas like the one i am in now, people are allowed to come in during the daytime and try to gather whatever belongings they can and that is the saddest part, watching them return to their homes and go through all of their ruined belongings. >> i can only imagine. it looks like a tornado blew through there and on top of the deaf station, there is no power for most of -- devastation, there is no power for the people and they looking for the items in the dark. thank you for the update. >> it got warmer. >> yeah. >> okay, thank you. >> thank you. >>> and back here at home, we're not dealing with that, but it's colder out there and tha
katrina. he says as many as 40,000 people were left homeless by the storm though that number is worst case scenario. public schools in new york and new jersey are hoping to return students to some sense of normalcy. some cools will reopen today and others possibly by wednesday. people are still waiting in line for hours to get gas. the defense department has set up stations in the new york city areaway 10-gallon limit. -- some schools will reopen today. >>> some breaking news from the sandy storm zone. a small earthquake has struck in northern new jersey. the u.s. geological survey says the 2.0 uake hit at 1:19 this morning in ridgewood, new jersey. some residents reported hearing a lot boom when the quake struck but for reports of damage this morning. >>> coming up next, changes are coming to d.c.'s speed camera fines. >> the mayor makes a move to lower what drivers will pay but the battle to make them even lower is not over just yet. fox 5 morning news is back in a moment.  [ earnest ] out o of the blue one day, we were told to build a 30-foot stage. gathered the
sandy survivors from people who have been there. the message is coming in from katrina survivors at 11:00. anncr: which do you believe? what mitt romney's tv ads say about women? or what mitt romney himself says? mitt romney: do i believe the supreme court... should overturn roe v. wade? yes. and it would be my preference that they, that they... reverse roe v. wade. hopefully reverse roe v. wade. overturn roe v. wade. planned parenthood, we're going to get rid of that. i'll cut off funding to planned parenthood. anncr: no matter what mitt romney's ads say. we know what he'll do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> the fine pall monthly jobs report before the presidential -- final monthly jobs report before the presidential campaign came out today. fox's molly hennenberg has the latest. >> companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> we've got higher unemployment today than when he took office. >> reporter: one jobs report, two different interpretations. the labor department says the economy added 171,000 new jo
in 2005 following hurricane katrina. and last week they decided to air it again in the wake of super storm sandy. >> let's go back now to our top story. that naftly nor'easter that slammed new york and new jersey. >> many communities are affected including long island. that's where where find jill this morning. >> reporter: yes, good morning. we areness door where we found houseboats which are damaged. this is from sandy. we're dealing with some of the affects and snow here. take a look behind us. you can see those houseboats. that is a big boat that veered into the houseboat. so again, out of these 12 boats here, only three remain. and we'll pan over to the left here through the parking lot and looks like those are two more houseboats in the middle of the street. here people are without power. new york, new jersey and connecticut. and take a look. another houseboat remains on the front lawn of somebody's home. devastating here. we have lots of customers. 270,000 without power. and again throughout the whole east coast. lots of troubles with power issues. we have people here who stayed. on
back to louisiana to help after hurricane katrina. the truck will now help in new york. >>> 11 minutes after 7:00 on this friday morning. increased efforts to battle a big problem in d.c. schools. students who don't show up. coming up next, details of one idea on the table to increase those numbers. >> plus, still recovering from an attack by the taliban. this teenager is at the center of a petition circulating around the world. we'll explain. >> as we head to the break, here's a live look outside. we'll get the latest weather and traffic from tucker and julie coming up next. we'll be right back. i t my coffe for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee.  i'm drinkin' a dunkin' latte. i'm in love with my dunkin' latte. it is a treat. they're packed with flavor. it's my kind of latte. try the simply delicious latte everyone can enjoy. america runs on dunkin'! >>> syrian refugees fleeing violation. 5,000 fled to neighboring turkey overnight and a group of
orleans after hurricane katrina to help rebuild homes there. >>> a rare moment of emotion from president obama all caught on tape this happens when the president was tanking his staffer at campaign head quarters in chicago wednesday. >> what you guys have done, the work that i'm doing, and i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud and -- [applause] applause] >> the president told staffers, many of whom are in their 20s, that their life's journey is just beginning and he knows many of them will accomplish great things in their lives. >>> back to politics now, mitt romney was reportedly shell shocked at losing the election. that is how one advisor described. it the campaign first got hint when campaign workers started reporting huge turnouts in areas favorable to obama and then came the early exit polls showing big support for the president. it wasn't until the polls closed and several battleground states went to the president that concern turned into alarm. the boston globe reported that romney campaign believed so much that it would win that
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